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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 18:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 32' South, Longitude: 89° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.38 meters/second, 1592.6 km/hour, 989.6 miles/hour or 859.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.49 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.0"989.39 miwest0° 00' 41.4"0.79 minorth989.42 mi
24 hours0° 02' 15.5"2.48 mieast0° 16' 45.4"19.21 minorth19.37 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 18:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 17' South, Longitude: 92° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.70 meters/second, 1561.3 km/hour, 970.2 miles/hour or 843.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"16.17 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 minorth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 24' 27.9"970.06 miwest0° 09' 26.1"10.81 minorth970.43 mi
24 hours13° 56' 44.2"938.95 mieast4° 08' 16.1"284.43 minorth987.93 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaThu 1:10 PM1466 km911 miles792 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsThu 12:10 PM1839 km1143 miles993 nmNorth N
GuayaquilThu 1:10 PM1989 km1236 miles1074 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuitoThu 1:10 PM2258 km1403 miles1219 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazThu 2:10 PM2271 km1411 miles1226 nmEast E
Easter Island *Thu 1:10 PM2302 km1430 miles1243 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio BrancoThu 1:10 PM2481 km1542 miles1340 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreThu 2:10 PM2561 km1591 miles1383 nmEast E
Santiago *Thu 3:10 PM2574 km1600 miles1390 nmSoutheast SE
BogotaThu 1:10 PM2976 km1849 miles1607 nmNortheast NE
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